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Lancaster named University of the Year
Lancaster University is the Times and Sunday Times University of the Year.Learn More
We’re among the best in the world!
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has four subjects ranked in the World Top 100 in the 2017-18 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.
Education - #54, Arts and Humanities –#55, Social Sciences - #73, Law - #82Learn More
Lancaster Writing Award - Call for entries
Lancaster Writing Awards is a national competition, organised by English Literature & Creative Writing, which recognises emerging writing talent in literary criticism, prose fiction,poetry, script and screen-writing.Learn More
Flexible undergraduate degree schemes to explore interests beyond your chosen discipline
Taught and research Masters programmes in a wide range of subject areas
Study for a PhD in a thriving graduate community
Study for a masters or PhD by distance or blended learning
Find out more about our free online courses.
£2 million of postgraduate funding for 2018 in the Arts & Social Sciences
Professor Sharon Ruston (English and Creative Writing) was interviewed for BBC Radio 4 on 13th January, discussing Frankenstein
Bethany Lee, a second year Fine Art and Creative Writing student, was thrilled to take part in the first heat of Sky Portrait Artist of the Year which was shown on Tuesday 16th January at 8pm
Professor Sylvia Walby (Sociology) was on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour on 9th January discussing research into coercive control
Sky News interviews PPR lecturer
Dr Anderson Jeremiah was interviewed on Sky News on the 13th November about the news of the Church of England’s new school guidelines
Reputation and rankings
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We are committed to producing articulate, reflective and industrious graduates.